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Upcoming Events

Fort McMurray Wildfire Situation

For those wishing to help with the Fort McMurray wildfire situation, the Canadian Red Cross has advised that they are only in need of financial donations at this time.

You may make a donation by calling 1-800-418-1111 or by visiting the Red Cross website at

Red Cross is not in need of volunteers at this time.

Evacuees can stay at the Rotary Campground free for the summer

Fire Ban Lifted - May 20, 2016

Please be advised that the Town of Barrhead has lifted the fire ban.

New Aquatic Centre - Turning of the Sod Ceremony

April 5, 2016 was the turning of the sod for the Barrhead Regional Aquatic Center. In attendance were the Mayor, Reeve, Council members of the Town and County, staff of the Town and County, members from the Agrena Society, Clark Builder's and BR2 Architect. It was a great day that the region is moving forward.

Request for Proposals - Building Custodial and Cleaning Services

The Town of Barrhead is requesting proposals for the provision of Building Custodial and Cleaning Services in the following Town facilities:
1. Town Administration Office – 5014-50 Avenue
2. Public Works Shop – 4406-62A Avenue
3. RCMP Station – 4729-61 Avenue
4. Emergency Response Centre (Fire Hall) – 4635-61 Avenue

Firms or individuals may submit a proposal for any or all of the facilities listed. When offering proposals on multiple facilities, a proposal shall be submitted separately for each facility of interest.

For more information please open the attached file.

2015 Annual Report - Financial Statement & Auditors Report

Town Council is pleased to present the 2015 Annual Report. Inside this report you will find an Auditor’s Report, various financial statements and summaries from each department within the Town, informing you of important happenings throughout 2015.

Cash Calendar 2016 Lottery Winners

Congratulations to all the Winners! Open the attached file for the Barrhead & District Agrena Society Cash Calendar Lottery Winners! All winners will have their cheques mailed to them. Contact number for inquiries is 780-674-3311.

Fort McMurray Evacuees Stay Free at the Barrhead Rotary

The Barrhead Rotary Camground is free for Fort McMurray evacuees for the summer.

Census Forms

Please remember to fill out your Census forms and mail them as soon as possible. Thanks.

What is Triple P Parenting?


We are upon a busy and stressful season. Triple P Parenting can help us put things in perspective with a gentle reminder of what is important. The Following Principles are suggestions of tools you can put in your Parenting toolbox.

Principle 1: Creating a safe, interesting Environment

Develop predictable routines, provide supervision, have interesting things to do, teach road safety rules, provide safety equipment, be safety conscious near schools and playgrounds, teach your child about personal safety

Cost Sharing - Community Recreation Facilities

During the 2015 budget discussions, Council wanted to inform the residents of the cost of operations for the recreation facilities and how the costs are split between the Town and County from 2011-2013. The 2015 Joint Operating Costs for the Town and County have been included. Council will continue to pursue a funding formula that is equal to both the Town and County in the next couple of years.

Please see the attachment.

Community Contribution Program - How Can I Help?

Contribute an amenity to a park within the Town to save a memory of someone special, or celebrate a momentous event through the better community program. Select the attachment for more information.


How To Apply
All applications must be received by the closing date (if applicable) specified in the employment bulletin or advertised in our local newspaper The Barrhead Leader and on the TownPost Barrhead Jobs page.

Applications may be dropped off at the Town of Barrhead Administration Office located at 5014-50 Avenue

Town of Barrhead
Box 4189
Barrhead, AB T7N 1A2